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House ends its
corporate earmarks

Small defense companies, energy firms, and other technology start-ups throughout New England could lose tens of millions of dollars a year because of a decision by House Democrats yesterday to abruptly halt budget earmarks for companies. (By Matt Viser, Globe Staff)

One last, short stop

Fans are applauding as Nomar Garciaparra, in a sentimental turn, signs and then retires as a member of the Boston Red Sox. (By Peter Schworm, Globe Staff)
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Support grows for limiting
junk food in Mass. schools

A bill that would ban the sale of sugary drinks and junk food in school vending machines and school stores is gaining momentum in the Legislature, as Massachusetts combats a troubling rise in childhood obesity rates. (By James Vaznis, Globe Staff)

Pricey imaging pushes up health costs

In just two years, spending on MRIs, mammograms, and other imaging tests climbed by at least $214 million in Massachusetts, helping to fuel a dramatic rise in the cost of outpatient hospital care. (By Liz Kowalczyk, Globe Staff)

Ray Tye, life-saving
philanthropist, dead at 87

Ray Tye was one of Boston’s biggest philanthropists, but he didn’t much care for the title, and he was even less interested in drawing public attention to his private donations. (By Bryan Marquard, Globe Staff)

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